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FALLOUT PROTECTIONS: What to Know and Do about Nuclear Attack.
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FALLOUT PROTECTIONS: What to Know and Do about Nuclear Attack.

By McNamara, Robert S Secretary of Defense Introduction.

Washington, DC: Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense (U.S. Government Printing Office), Decembert 1961. Illustrated by two color illustrations. First edition. H-6, O-621904. Stapled yellow wraps. 12mo. pp. 47. Very Good. Faint water stain to front cover, tiny top corner curls to first several pages. Literally an unread copy..

$35.00

Romance of Discovery: Being an Account of the Earliest Navigators and the Discovery of America, The.
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Romance of Discovery: Being an Account of the Earliest Navigators and the Discovery of America, The.

By Van Loon, Hendrick Willem , written and drawn and done into color by.

New York: Carlton House, (1917). First edition. c.1917 David McKay. Original teal cloth with color restoration and acid free gutter reinforcements, cap and corner repair. 4to. pp. 126. Very Good/Lacks jacket. Ink owner, sporadic page stains . Color drawings recto, text verso throughout. Pastedown title: A Short History of Discovery from the Earliest Times to the Founding of Colonies on The American Continent..

$25.00

STAR OF THE YOUTH'S COMPANION, C. A. Stephens, The.
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STAR OF THE YOUTH'S COMPANION, C. A. Stephens, The.

By Harris, [Hattie] Louise 1903-93.

Providence, RI: Published by the C. A. Stephens Collection, Brown University, 1969. Illustrated by b&w frontis and text reproductions. First edition. Brown Buckram, gilt spine and topboard print. 8vo. pp. 224. Appendix. Very Good+. Cover cloth fading, internally fine (no marking or ownership). Cambridge, Ma born Ford took over the Companion in 1857 and supplemented financial shortcomings by selling flags to public schools. The original Pledge of Allegiance appeared in the 9/8/1892 issue. Maine born writer and physician Stephens was a primary contributor (of about 1500 stories) which helped fund his Boston University medical school education. The book centers around Stephen's travel diary entries 1871-1929..

$40.00

ABSTRACTED INDIAN TRUST BONDS: Report No. 78 House of Representatives, 36th Congress, 2d Session.
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ABSTRACTED INDIAN TRUST BONDS: Report No. 78 House of Representatives, 36th Congress, 2d Session.

By Morris, Isaac N.

[Washington, DC]: [GPO], February 12, 1861. First edition. Original blind-stamped cloth with USA circlular board impressions and spine imprint of the House of Representatives, gilt stamped spine. 8vo. pp. 365. Good. Caps, corners and top edge chips to binding, spine gilt faint but readable; internally near fine, no ownership, eps starting. "The select committee...directing them to inquire into and report the facts in relation to the fraudulent abstraction of certain bonds, held by the goverment in trust for the Indian tribes...Hon. John B. Floyd, late Secretary of War...". Transcribed interviews, tables and charts. (Sabin50835)..

$25.00

OLD GLORY - Long May She Wave! A Sequel to The Flag Over the Schoolhouse, Part I.
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OLD GLORY - Long May She Wave! A Sequel to The Flag Over the Schoolhouse, Part I.

By Harris, [Hattie] Louise 1903-93.

Providence, RI: Published by the C. A. Stephens Collection, Brown University, 1981. Illustrated by b&w frontis and text reproductions. First edition. Brown Buckram, gilt spine and topboard print. 8vo. pp. 224. Appendix. Near Fine. Traces of cover rub, internally fine (no marking or ownership). The original Pledge of Allegiance appeared in the 9/8/1892 issue of The Youth's Companion. Early history, Public Law 623 7/22/42 - CH.806 12/22/42 to 80's. Harris maintains that James Bailey Upham (Editor of the periodical at the time) is the real author (not Francis Belamy) who was originally hired by Ford to work with his nephew (Upham). [Flag Over the Schoolhouse (1971) and Part II: A Time for Truth was later published in 1987]. All 3 are scarce..

$150.00

Epistola de insulis nouiter repertis : photolithograph of an edition printed in Paris, about 1493, of the Latin translation of Columbus's letter to Sanxis, from Archbishop Laud's copy preserved in the Bodleian library, Oxford.
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Epistola de insulis nouiter repertis : photolithograph of an edition printed in Paris, about 1493, of the Latin translation of Columbus's letter to Sanxis, from Archbishop Laud's copy preserved in the Bodleian library, Oxford.

By Christopher Columbus; Nicholson, E. W. B., Issued with an introductory note by.

London: Bernard Quarititch (Horace Hart, Oxford), (Oct., 1892 on introductory note). Illustrated by two text cuts. First (Price: one schilling) edition. Bodleian Library Reprint No. 3. Printed stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. 5, [1] blank, [8], [2] blank. Good. Ink Notation on top title. Soiled with short tears and chips to brittle cover; internally very good with overall page toning. Laid in broadside sheet of Bodleian Library Reprints..

$75.00

What I Saw in New York; or a Bird's Eye View of City Life. Second Edition.
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What I Saw in New York; or a Bird's Eye View of City Life. Second Edition.

By Ross, Joel H., M.D.

New York: Derby & Miller, 1852. Illustrated by frontis. Stated 2nd edition. c.1851. Original red blind stamped cloth, gilt spine. 12mo. pp. x, 11-326, [10] ads. Good. Edgewear and chips to spine. Foxing and staining starting internally..

$35.00

Old New York, or Reminiscences of the Past Sixty Years being an enlarged and revised edition of the Anniversary Discourse Delivered before the New York Historical Society, (November 17, 1857) by.
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Old New York, or Reminiscences of the Past Sixty Years being an enlarged and revised edition of the Anniversary Discourse Delivered before the New York Historical Society, (November 17, 1857) by.

By Francis John W. (Wakefield), M.D., LL.D 1789-1861.

New York: Charles Roe, 1858. Stated revised edition. c.1857 Trow as "New York during the last half century: a discourse in commemoration of the fifty-third anniversary of the New York historical society, and of the dedication of their new edifice". Original blind stamped boards retained, new buckram half binding, new endpapers, headbands and paper spine title by KTB of Old Working Books & Bindery. 8vo. pp. 384. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Author and surgeon Earnest H. Latham, M.D.'s signature across title page with a small discard stamp from Dartmouth College. Rear board has slightly raised area (pictured) with several edge bumps. Old dampstain line to 1/3 page tops (pictured on signature scan), foxing starting..

$75.00

SPIRIT DIVIDED: Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains.  The Confederacy, The.
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SPIRIT DIVIDED: Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains. The Confederacy, The.

By Brinsfield Jr., John Wesley.

Macon GA: Mercer University Press, 2006. Illustrated by bw photographs and reproductions. Stated First edition. Taupe cloth, silver stamped spine. 8vo. pp. xiv, [xvi] illustrations, 317. Bibliography, Index. Fine/In like jacket/No price in mylar. No flaws, no ownership. ISBN: 0865549648. Fifth title from Vanderbuilt, Emory and Yale educated Chaplain Corps Historian, Army Chaplain School SC..

$40.00

RED RUNS THE RIVER: The Rebellion of Chief Pontiac.
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RED RUNS THE RIVER: The Rebellion of Chief Pontiac.

By Tebbel, John 1919-.

New York: Hawthorne Books, October 1966. Illustrated by Charles Waterhouse. Stated First edition. Green linen. 8vo. pp. 196. Index, About. Very Good/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Edge toning to pages in lightly toned jacket..

$35.00

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1907, Volume I Only. Francisco de Miranda and the Revolutionizing of Spanish America.
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1907, Volume I Only. Francisco de Miranda and the Revolutionizing of Spanish America.

By Robertson, William Spence 1872-1955.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1908. Illustrated by facsimile folding map "Depons' Map of the Captain-Generalship of Caracas, with Guina 1807 (Norris Peters Co.). First edition. Navy cloth, gilt print spine. 8vo. pp. 550. Indices. Very Good. Two lightly bumped corners, internally near fine with overall toning. Francesco de Miranda (pp. 189-539 with Index and folding map) was one of two recipients sharing the Robert Baxter Adams Prize for 1907 [and Robertson's doctoral thesis, previously awarded the Yale historical prize in 1903]. Two volumes as The Life of Miranda were later published in 1929 (UNCP, Chapel Hill). Robertson was also founder of the Hispanic American Historical Review and contributed from 1918-53. Contents scanned and include: The Relation of the United States to Latin America by Bernard Moses, Proposals for an Indian State, 1778-1878 by Annie H. Abel, Legazpi and Philippine Colonization by James A. Robertson (1873-1939), The pacific Railroads and the Disappearance of the Frontier in America by Frederic L. Paxson [1925 Pulitzer for History of the American Frontier, coined phrase "historical engineering"]..

$50.00

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1908, Volume I Only.
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1908, Volume I Only.

By Teggart, Cheyney, Nelson et al.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1909. First edition. Navy cloth, gilt print spine. 8vo. pp. 539. Indices. Very Good. Two lightly bumped corners, internally near fine with overall toning. Contents scanned and include: Notes Supplementary to Any Edition of Lewis and Clark by Frederick J. Teggart, American Newspapers of the 18th Century as Sources of History by William Nelson; The Wilderness Campaign: 1. Grant's Conduct by Gen. Edward P. Alexander 2. Lee's Conduct by Col. Wm. R. Livermore, 3. From our Present point of view by Maj. Eben Swift, 9th Annual Report of Public Archives: Maine, Missouri, Washington, List of journals of the councils and assemblies and the acts of the 13 original colonies in America (preserved in London)..

$35.00

Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, [Lot of disbound titles] Extra Numbers, The.

By Moore, George Henry, John Calvin Thorne, H.S. Canfield, Captain Roberts, Thomas Brown, Late Edward J. Owen.

New York: William Abbatt, 1907-1908. Illustrated by 1 port, 1 vignette. Reprints edition. Disbound sheets, (uniform on all edges except spine ends). Cr.4to (25cm). pp. 10; 21; 32; 35; 3; 65; 17; 65. Very good to near fine, several library marks as noted. 1. Washington as an Angler (perforated library stamp, c.1887) [10/16 pages], 2. Historical Notes on the Employment of Negroes in the American Army of the Revolution (c.1862), 3. Monograph of the Rev. Israel Evans, A.M. (Port Frontis, c.1902), 4. Career of the Alabama (No. 290, c.1864) with 5. Aboard A Semmes Prize (library stamp facing on blank page), 6. Never Caught (12 blockade running trips during Civil War), 7. "Plain Narrativ" of the uncommon sufferings and remarkable deliverance of Thomas Brown, of Charlestown in New England (1757-60), 8. The Burial of George Augustus Lord Viscount Howe, 1758 (c.1893, library stamp on cover). Sold as is, no return on this item..

$75.00

Anti-Vietnam Agitation and the Teach-in Movement, The Problem of Communist Infiltration and Exploitation, A Staff Study prepared for the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and other Internal Security Laws to the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate, The.

By Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1965. Illustrated by Reproductions, one map. First edition. 55-733. Document No. 72, 89th Congress. Two-Staple section report. 8vo. pp. xvi, 256. Appendix, Index. Very Good. Spots of cover and fore-edge stain, and some sporadic spots internally. Highlights: Introduction by Sen. Thomas J. Dodd; nature of the war; origins of teach-in movement; comments on teach-ins from American press, U.S. Communist, Soviet, Chinese, Hanoi; Documents and sundry documents of...; "The New Left", CBS News Special Report..

$35.00

History of the United States of America from the Discovery of the Continent by Christopher Columbus to the Present Time embracing an account of the Aboriginal Tribes, their origin, population, employments, arts, dress, religion, government, A.

By Goodrich, Charles A. 1790-1862.

Hartford: H. F. Sumner, 1833. Possibly enlarged from the 35th edition. Full calf. 12mo. pp. 540. About Good. Worn binding, about ten page tears, bottom 1/3 pp. 228 missing, scattered foxing and staining throughout, shaken. Note: this copy is missing the rear map and 48 engravings (stated on the title page) and 2/3 rear endpaper. Merit as an intact reading copy only. (See Sabin 27871)..

$25.00

GLORY DAYS, 365 Moments in African-American History (inscribed).

By Adams, Janus.

New York: HarperCollins, (1995). Illustrated by b/w in text. Stated First (&N1) edition. Decorated paper boards. Signed by author 18 June 1996 on title. Inscribed by "for...May all your days be glory days". 8vo. pp. xiii, 418. Index. Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. ISBN: 0060172622..

$50.00

FEAR GOD AND TAKE YOUR OWN PART.

By Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919.

New York: George H. Doran, (1916). [First thus separate] edition. c.1914-6 previously appearing in Wheeler Syndicate and Metropolitan Magazine Co. newspaper articles and speeches. Golden brown cloth. 8vo. pp. xiv, 15-414. Very Good+/No jacket. Minor soil and fading. 3 February and 24 April 1916 author notes, Julia Ward Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic, 11 articles and conclusion, appendix with 4 items: Murder on the High Seas; Americanism; Letter in Reply to Speak at a Mass Meeting on behalf of the Armenians; Record on Preparedness..

$25.00

Great and Godly Adventure: The Pilgrims and the Myth of the First Thanksgiving, A.

By Hodgson, Godfrey.

New York: PublicAffairs, (2006). Illustrated by b/w text photos and reproductions. Stated First (&N1) edition. Publisher broadside laid in. Cloth backed boards. 8vo. pp. xxvi, 212, [2] ad. As New/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. ISBN: 978-1586483730..

$20.00

BORDER CUATES: A History of the U.S. - Mexican Twin Cities.

By Kearney, Milo and Anthony Knopp.

Austin, TX: Eakin Press, (1995). Illustrated by Peter Gawenda. Stated first (&N2) edition. Stiff wraps. 8vo. pp. 331. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Near Fine. Light wear and one thumb stain. ISBN: 1571680578..

$30.00

AMERICA Pathways to the Present, Modern American History.

By Cayton, Andrew, Elisabeth Israels Perry, Linda Reed and Allan M. Winkler.

MA, NJ, IL: Prentice-Hall, 2002. Illustrated by Color & b/w. First Printing and edition. Gloss pictorial boards. 4to. pp. xxx, 930. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. No marking or ownership, lightly worn covers. ISBN: 0130536288. (Oversize, flat rate options available)..

$35.00

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